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Employers are using online profiles as character references

04-03-2012 | 11:49:08
Beware of what you post online and make sure you’re comfortable with it being made public. Recruiters and prospective employers are reviewing people’s ...

MIE urges market vigilance amid increasing certificate fraud

04-03-2012 | 11:42:41
Buy-in from tertiary education institutions, employers and authorities as to the fundamental importance of credentials verification and role of service ...

Lonrho to open Africa's first easyHotel in Jo'burg

04-03-2012 | 08:24:42
Lonrho plc, the industrial conglomerate with major interest in Africa, is to open its first easyHotel on the continent in Johannesburg. Under its ...

Ecobank sees growth in Chinese business

04-03-2012 | 08:12:59
Chinese investments into Ghana through Ecobank have increased by almost 15% over the past year, says Managing Director of the bank, Samuel Ashitey ...

World Bank approves US$50m for urban water

04-03-2012 | 07:42:10
The World Bank has approved an additional financing of US$50million to Ghana, as a supplement to the ongoing Urban Water Project being financed by the ...

Fourth Tanzanian gas discovery for BG Group

04-02-2012 | 09:50:52
BG Group has announced its fourth gas discovery from the Jodari-1 exploration well in Block 1, offshore southern Tanzania Preliminary evaluation of ...

Kenya strikes oil, creates history

04-02-2012 | 09:36:42
Kenya struck oil for the first time after exploratory drilling by Anglo-Irish firm Tullow Oil. The discovery was made in the country's northwestern ...

New Project To Mobilize Private Investment For Ghana’s Infrastructure

04-02-2012 | 09:33:57
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved an International Development Association (IDA*) interest free credit of US$30 million to kick-start ...

Sufficient Gas To Come By May - NNPC

04-02-2012 | 09:32:34
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has given assurance that current gas supply shortfalls from Nigeria to neighbouring Benin, Togo and ...

Biotechnologists discover a technical gem in FOXit, Microsoft solutions

04-02-2012 | 09:17:30
FOXit (Pty) Ltd. (FOXit) has deployed a Microsoft-based Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) technology to help its client Deltamune address performance ...

Airtel launches mobile services in Rwanda

04-02-2012 | 09:14:30
Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”) has announced the launch of its operation in Rwanda, expanding its footprint on the African continent to 17 countries. Airtel ...

Synchronous Ethernet Standard means smart mobility

03-29-2012 | 12:20:10
Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE), a standard for distribution of frequency over Ethernet links, is the ability to provide PHY-level frequency distribution ...

AfDB holds Long Term Strategy consultation meeting in Sudan

03-29-2012 | 12:18:14
On 28 March 2012, the African Development Bank held a national consultation meeting on the Bank’s Long Term Strategy (LTS) for 2013 yo 22, which is currently ...

Social networks in the workplace – we’re only scratching the surface says Integr8

03-29-2012 | 12:03:14
There was a time when decision makers scoffed at the notion of social networking at work, most believing it to be little more than a novel way to spend ...

AfDB co-organizes first Africa Forum on Science,Technology and Innovation

03-29-2012 | 12:02:09
The first Africa Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) will take place from between 1 and 3 April 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya, at the Intercontinental ...

Syncrony puts online wheels in motion to enhance client’s virtual presence

03-29-2012 | 08:29:57
Syncrony, a provider of website design, online presence and content management services, has engaged a higher gear and raced ahead with service delivery ...

AfDB names three new Vice Presidents

03-28-2012 | 09:04:05
The president of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, named three new Vice Presidents on 26 March.  They are Zondo Sakala, Rémy ...

Minister urges ECOWAS member states to implement regional directive on mineral resources

03-28-2012 | 08:57:52
Togolese Mines and Energy Minister, Mr. Dammipi Noupokou, has called on West African countries to step up the implementation of the 2009 ECOWAS Directive ...

China set to beat US as Africa's largest market

03-27-2012 | 13:05:03
China is set to become Africa's largest export destination this year, reflecting a dramatic alteration since 2008 when Africa exported half as much ...

AfDB in €64m financial support for West African Development Bank

03-27-2012 | 11:07:15
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the West African Development Bank (WADB) signed a loan agreement of a capital subscription of EUR 3.05 million ...